Facilities Technician II

San Diego, CA
May 10, 2022
Biotech Beach
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time

We are passionate about our mission to develop high performing products to study genomics in an unprecedented flexibility and to understand biology for the improvement of healthcare. We have built a highly efficient product-driven organization where employees can learn, grow and thrive in a challenging but encouraging environment.  We are committed to scientific integrity, collegiality, honesty, objectivity, and openness.  

As a Facilities Technician II, you will be reporting to the Facilities Manager, supporting the facilities infrastructure for locations in the United States.   You will support Element’s growth by ensuring that all facilities are fully operational and properly maintained to deliver best-in-class workplace environments and experiences, all while handling a variety of other responsibilities at a rapidly growing company.


  • Perform routine maintenance and repair of facility including mechanical, electrical, and other installed systems while under supervision.
  • Perform inspections and report on conditions affecting operations.
  • Report and/or fix potential safety hazards to avoid employee injury.
  • Respond to emergencies such as plumbing issues (leaks, clogs), electrical issues (tripped breakers, lighting failures, lockouts, spills, etc.
  • Review and understand building equipment and methods of operations including BMS system, Fire/life safety, etc.
  • Support after hours building needs and activities as required.
  • Attend trainings as required for Building Management System, Access Control Systems, Security Systems, etc.
  • Collaborate with Operations, Lab management, and EH&S to support scientific operations (e.g., assisting instrument setup/breakdown, lifting, and placing of machinery/instruments).
  • Maintain accurate and organized records.
  • Other duties as assigned (mount white boards, patch and paint, pallet breakdown, stocking supplies, etc.).


  • Basic knowledge of plumbing, HVAC preferred.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Customer service oriented.
  • Resourceful, flexible, and adaptable; no task is too big or too small.
  • Willingness to learn and expand skillset.
  • Domestic travel up to 10%.


  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Certificates not required, but nice to have.
Experience in plumbing, carpentry, or electrical preferred